Akerman LLP, a leading US law firm, is seeking a Recruiting Assistant to be based in our Miami office. The position will support the Director of Legal Recruiting and Legal Recruiting Managers and is responsible for assisting in the overall administration of the legal recruiting process.
• Assist with scheduling of candidate interviews, including reserving conference rooms and video conference equipment, circulating calendar invites, making lunch/dinner reservations and coordinating candidate travel arrangements • Process candidate expense reimbursements through ChromeRiver • Draft decline letters and inform candidates and search firms of declination in a timely fashion • Enter and update candidate information in viRecruit and other applications as needed • Assist with lateral recruiting research projects (LinkedIn searches, law firm website searches, surveys) • Assist with job postings • Assist with Continuing Legal Education (CLE) administration, including obtaining and tracking approvals for in-house attorney training programs, distribution of CLE certificates, and entering and updating information in CE Manager • Provide general administrative support for department
Qualified candidates must have strong communication and organizational skills. At least one year of related recruiting experience in an office setting; law firm/law school is preferred. Have experience in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. The ideal candidate must be highly organized, the ability to work independently as well as in a fast-paced team environment. A Bachelor's degree is highly preferred.
We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements. EOE M/F/D/V
Akerman LLP is a leading transactions and trial law firm. We are known for our core strengths in middle market M&A, within the financial services and real estate industries, and for a diverse Latin America practice. With more than 600 lawyers and government affairs professionals and a network of 20 offices, Akerman is ranked among the top 100 law firms in the United States by The National Law Jour...nal NLJ 350 (2013). Clients engage Akerman to help them more confidently address their business challenges and opportunities across the U.S. and throughout the Americas. The Akerman team is recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers (2014) as one of the best law firms in the U.S. in 30 practice areas. The firm also is ranked among the top 50 Law firms for diversity in The American Lawyer’s Diversity Scorecard (2013).